Be different. Make a difference.

There's a reason why UCI is one of the top universities in the nation. People like you.

Why the Anteater?

How did UCI become the home of the Anteaters? Here's the origin story of Peter the Anteater.

UCI is unique

For those who embrace being unique, creative, and passionate, a different undergraduate experience is waiting for you at UCI.

  • Find out if UCI is right for you

    Being one of the top universities in the country is just one of our best kept secrets. See what else UCI has to offer.

    Why UCI?
  • Best of both worlds

    Nestled between Los Angeles and San Diego, the city of Irvine is a major technology and business hub for entrepreneurs and global companies alike.

    Our Location
  • Aldrich Park

    Green philosophy and reality. With a lush 16-acre park as the center of campus and more than 30,000 trees throughout, we're a top school for environmental sustainability. That's why we're one of the few campuses in the world to receive the STARS Platinum rating from the AASHE.

    Discover Aldrich Park
  • Mutually assured success

    There's a unique spirit of community at UCI. Along with being passionate about academic opportunity, UCI students are committed to enjoying life to its fullest.

    Student Life
  • That UCI life

    Check out our student-run blog to hear what real students have to say about real life at UCI.

    Check Out Our Blog
  • Our home is your home

    Sunny weather. Pristine beaches. UCI’s location offers easy access to surfing, sailing, hiking, even snow sports.

    Visit UCI